Our Dancers Aaron Chaplin
Born and raised in London, England, Aaron began his dance training aged 6 at Theatre Peckham in the London Borough of Southwark. Beginning in Tap, Jazz and Musical Theatre, his interest in rhythm and syncopation was sparked. Continuing his training at The BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology, Aaron was introduced to contemporary dance at the age of 16, joining the all male company Khronos (now Khronos Agoria) during his time there. He went on to train at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance where he gained a First Class Honours Degree. Working with artists and choreographers such as Dr. Naomi Lefebvre Sell, Ben Wright, Charles Linehan and Jessica Wright of Company Wayne McGregor, Aaron performed in the restaged work of Wayne McGregor’s FAR during his time at the school as well as performing at Resolutions 2017 at The Place with J7s Dance Company. Aaron joined Phoenix Dance Theatre as an Apprentice Dancer through the Northern School of Contemporary Dance’s Professional Apprenticeship Scheme in August 2017, and became a Junior Dancer in August 2018.